Week Around The -Ists

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Week Around The -Ists

Photo by Tom Andrews/LAist

Londonist is one of thirteen in the worldwide Gothamist network. Once a week, the editors of each site - from SFist to Shanghaiist - compile some of their most interesting posts into a neat digest. Check out what's been going on elsewhere in the ist-a-verse:

  • LAist was among the many who waited eagerly to for Judge Vaughan Walker to issue his ruling that Prop 8—the ban on same sex marriage—is unconstitutional.
  • SFist also covered the overturning of California's same-sex marriage ban.
  • Shanghaiist debated whether or not Dior's campaign, "Shanghai Dreamers," was racist after certain people accused them of pandering to oriental stereotypes.
  • Seattlest looked to both sea and sky, "missing the northern lights", but seeing the "Blue Angels" and some sweet "hydroplane races" instead.
  • Torontoist watched—and was at least a little ambivalent about—a massive, free concert by Metric smack in the middle of downtown on a weekday afternoon.
  • Chicagoist paid a visit to popular restaurant The Publican and came away with some hunger-inducing photos.
  • Gothamist learned that the city's Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to allow plans for a mosque two blocks from Ground Zero. The vitriol from opposition, though, prompted Mayor Bloomberg to remind New Yorkers—and America—about religious freedom and tolerance.
  • DCist reviewed which of the city's local politicians were using social media to help—or hurt—their campaigns.
  • Londonist discovered some brilliant hand-made models of Tube stations, encountered a talking bike and uncovered London's most depressing street names.
  • Last Updated 09 August 2010